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  • Lawmakers ready short-term fix to supply lawyers at bail hearings

    Lawmakers ready short-term fix to supply lawyers at bail hearings
    With lawmakers still far apart on how to overhaul Maryland's bail system, legislative leaders and the O'Malley administration have cobbled together a short-term fix that involves an executive order and recruiting private attorneys for little or no pay...
  • Assembly moves to decriminalize marijuana

    Assembly moves to decriminalize marijuana
    The General Assembly moved Saturday to dramatically change Maryland's drug laws as the House of Delegates joined the Senate in voting to make possession of small amounts of marijuana a civil offense punishable only by a fine. The House voted 78-55 to...
  • Assembly set to pass wage, marijuana bills

    Assembly set to pass wage, marijuana bills
    Maryland lawmakers are poised to raise the minimum wage and decriminalize marijuana today as this year's General Assembly's session cruises to a close at midnight. Both measures are on the verge of passage, barring unforeseen last-minute snags,...
  • Jerry Brown pushes his plan for state reserve fund

    Jerry Brown pushes his plan for state reserve fund
    SACRAMENTO — Raising the stakes in his campaign to strengthen California's finances, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the state Legislature for next week to consider a new plan to save money and pay off state debt, an...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown names two to state community college board

    Gov. Jerry Brown has named one new member to the governing board of the state's community college system while also reappointing another to an additional term, officials announced Monday. Cecilia Estolano is an attorney who was also the chief...
  • Md. Democrats don't understand the word 'accountability'

    Md. Democrats don't understand the word 'accountability'
    The first and most obvious example of Maryland Democrats and their lack of accountability is the bungled roll out of Obamacare.  As the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange continues to founder, Governor O’Malley continues to act like Kevin Bacon at the...
  • Panel to consider whether to give raises to governor, lawmakers

    SACRAMENTO -- Three months after Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers received a 5% pay raise, a state panel is set to meet next week to begin considering whether to provide further increases, and the chairman of the group says data from counties indicates...
  • Turismo caminando: El French Quarter de Nueva Orleans

    Turismo caminando: El French Quarter de Nueva Orleans
    Puede que el Mardi Gras haya acabado esta semana, pero lo cierto es que a New Orleans se puede ir en cualquier momento, es una ciudad que vibra todo el año. Sus famosos Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest y el Sugar Bowl mantienen a esta multicultural ciudad—...
  • Neel Kashkari voices support for Gov. Brown's 'rainy day fund' plan

    Neel Kashkari voices support for Gov. Brown's 'rainy day fund' plan
    Neel Kashkari, a Laguna Beach Republican running for governor in the June 3 primary, expressed support Saturday for a proposal by Democratic incumbent Jerry Brown to strengthen California’s “rainy day fund” and accelerate the state&...
  • Maryland and 'House of Cards' reach deal to keep series in state

    Maryland and 'House of Cards' reach deal to keep series in state
    "House of Cards" and the state of Maryland reached a deal late Friday that will keep the Netflix series in state to film Season 3. "Spoiler alert: we're going to keep the 3,700 jobs and more than 100 million dollars of economic activity and investment...
  • Unraveling Crimes, Henry Lee Transformed Art Of Forensic Science

     Unraveling Crimes, Henry Lee Transformed Art Of Forensic Science
    Long before he became an internationally known forensic scientist sought out by the likes of the Kennedys and O.J. Simpson, Henry Lee began his career in a converted bathroom at the Bethany state police barracks. Virtually a one-man operation with a...